Yeast Bank

1-100%
1-100°F (-17-38°C)
Imperial India Pale Ale Strains

Core Strains are composed of 68 beer and wine yeast strains including wild yeast and bacteria as well as WLP600 Kombucha SCOBY. These strains are grown year-round with a shipping lead time of 1 to 17 days. The Core Strains are available to professionals, retailers, and homebrewers, with both PurePitch® and Custom Pour packaging for professionals. Homebrew-sized options are packaged in PurePitch® and vial packaging.

White Labs Vault Strains are a collection of specialty strains. The availability for specialty strains from The Vault depends on whether the customer is a homebrewer, professional, or retailer. Homebrewers may place a pre-order on select strains by visiting whitelabs.com/thevault or purchase yeast directly from a retailer that carries The Vault Seasonal Releases. All strains from The Vault are available to professionals with longer lead times and minimum order requirements.

WLP001 California Ale Yeast®

Ale
Distilling
Wine, Mead and Cider

This strain was the first yeast strain produced by White Labs in 1995. It’s our best-selling yeast, famous for its clean flavors and hardy...
Attenuation
73% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP002 English Ale Yeast

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider

This is a classic ESB strain from one of England’s largest independent breweries. While it is traditionally used for English-style ales including...
Attenuation
63% - 70%
Flocculation
Very High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast

Ale

This yeast is from one of the oldest stout-producing breweries in the world. It’s great for many beer styles but really shines in malty British...
Attenuation
69% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP006 Bedford British Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

Ferments dry and flocculates very well; produces a distinct ester profile. This yeast yields a full mouthfeel, perfect for creating English-style...
Attenuation
72% - 80%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP007 Dry English Ale Yeast

Ale

This yeast is known for its high attenuation, achieving 80% even with 10% ABV beers. The high attenuation eliminates residual sweetness, making the...
Attenuation
70% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP008 East Coast Ale Yeast

Ale

This strain can be used to reproduce many American versions of classic beer styles but has been gaining popularity for its use in East Coast IPAs....
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

This yeast produces a clean, malty beer with pleasant ester characters that can be described as “bready.” It ferments successfully and cleanly at...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP011 European Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

A malty northern European-origin ale yeast. Its low ester production gives it a clean profile, with little to no sulfur production. Low attenuation...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP013 London Ale Yeast

Ale

Oak ester character makes this yeast well-suited for classic British beer styles such as pales and bitters, or dark malty beers like brown ales and...
Attenuation
67% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 71°F

WLP023 Burton Ale Yeast

Ale

This strain is sourced from Burton upon Trent, England which is known for pushing IPAs into the spotlight. It produces a subtle fruity ester...
Attenuation
69% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP029 German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast

Ale

 Sourced from a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this strain is fitting for German ales such as kölsch and altbier. Known for accentuating...
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F

WLP051 California V Ale Yeast

Ale

This strain has more similarities to an English strain than WLP001 California Ale Yeast®. It is a big ester producer, showcasing notes of cherry...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP060 American Ale Yeast Blend

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider

This blend of three strains creates a clean and neutral fermentation character, making it ideal for use in many different American beer styles. The...
Attenuation
72% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP066 London Fog Ale Yeast

Ale

This is the go-to strain for New England-style IPAs. It produces a medium ester profile similar to WLP008 East Coast Ale Yeast. It leaves some...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
64°F - 72°F

WLP067 Coastal Haze Ale Yeast Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

This blend of our favorite New England-style IPA strains is great for producing beers with a hazy appearance and tropical, fruit-forward esters....
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP075 Hansen Ale Yeast Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

This is a blend of many IPA strain favorites. It has the attenuation of WLP090 San Diego Super Ale Yeast and the character of WLP007 Dry English...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP085 English Ale Yeast Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

A blend of British ale yeast strains designed to add complexity and attenuation to your ale. Moderate fruitiness and mineral-like character, with...
Attenuation
69% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP090 San Diego Super Yeast

Ale

A low ester producing strain, it’s known for quick fermentations and producing a neutral flavor and aroma profile similar to WLP001 California Ale...
Attenuation
76% - 83%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP099 Super High Gravity Ale Yeast

Ale

From England, this yeast can ferment up to 25% alcohol when used correctly. It produces ester characters that increase with increasing gravity....
Attenuation
80% - 100%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F